Derek Sheffield

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Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
Family Matters: Poems of Our Families
(Bottom Dog Press, 2005)
, Limbs of the Pine, Peaks of the Range: 26 Pacific Northwest Poets
(Rose Alley Press, 2007)
, New Poets of the American West
(Many Voices Press, 2010)
, Page to Page: Retrospectives of Writers from The Seattle Review
(University of Washington Press, 2006)
, Stories from Where We Live: The Northwest Pacific Coast
(Milkweed Editions, 2012)
, Stories from Where We Live: The Northwest Pacific Coast
(Milkweed Editions, 2007)
, The Trees Project Anthology
(Whit Press, 2007)
Journals: 
Bellingham Review, Clackamas Literary Review, Crab Creek Review, Cranky, Disquieting Muses, Ecotone, Flyway, Georgia Review, Grove Review, Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Lyric, Margie, Nimrod, North American Review, Orion, Passages North, Pilgrimage, Poet Lore, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Puerto del Sol, Raven Chronicles, Seattle Review, Swink, Switched-On Gutenberg, Talking River Review, Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments
Chapbook: 
A Revised Account of the West
(Iowa State University Press, 2008)
Prizes Won: 
Walt Whitman Award (Academy of American Poets) Semi-finalist. 2008. Beatrice Hawley Award (Alice James Press). Finalist. 2009. May Swenson Poetry Award (University of Utah Press). Finalist. 2009. Brittingham Prize. (University of Wisconsin Press). Finalist. 2008. Hazel Lipa Environmental Chapbook Award judged by Debra Marquart. Flyway. Iowa State University. 2008. Sparrow Prize in Poetry. The LBJ: Avian Life, Literary Arts. University of Nevada, Reno. First Place. 2008 Writer-in-Residence. Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. Clermont, KY. October, 2007. Best New Poets nomination. The Georgia Review. 2007. Pecos River Poetry Award judged by Gary Short. New Mexico. 2005. James Hearst Poetry Prize judged by Li-Young Lee. The North American Review. 2003.

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any, Naturalists/Environmentalists
Born in: 
Portland
Raised in: 
Gig Harbor, WA
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Last updated: Mar 14, 2011